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Service Intervals


Servicing Your Machine

IMPORTANT: Avoid damage! If BIO HY-GARD™ transmission and hydraulic oil is used in any application, the service intervals should be completed twice as often as the service intervals listed in operator’s manual.

Operating in extreme conditions may require more frequent service intervals:

• Engine components may become dirty or plugged when operating in extreme heat, dust or other severe conditions.

• Engine oil may lose efficiency if vehicle is operated constantly at slow or low engine speeds or with frequent short trips.


Please use the following timetables to perform routine maintenance on your machine.

Break In - After First 10 Hours

• Check/tighten wheel lug nuts and drum bolt torques.

• Check for loose hardware.

Break-In - After First 50 Hours

• Change engine oil and filter.

• Change transmission oil and filter.

• Clean transmission oil strainer.

• Check brake fluid level.

• Check air intake hose, hydraulic hoses, radiator hoses and clamps.

• Check alternator belt wear and tension.

• Change hydraulic oil and filter - auxiliary hydraulic tank (optional).

• 4WD Models: Check front axle oil.

• Check and adjust park brake.

Before Each Use

• Check engine oil level.

• Check transmission oil level.

• Check coolant level.

• Check hydraulic oil level - auxiliary oil reservoir tank.

• Test safety interlock system.

After Each Use

• Clean debris from operator station.

• Clean air intake screen and fan shroud.

• Check for loose, missing, or damaged parts.

• Check fuel gauge; fill if necessary.

Every 100 Hours

• Check/tighten wheel lug nuts and drum bolt torques.

• Clean battery and check battery fluid level.

• Check air cleaner elements, replace as needed.

• 4WD Models: Grease driveshaft - three fittings.

• 4WD Models: Check front axle oil.

Every 200 Hours

• Check and clean radiator cooling fins.

• Clean oil cooler coils - auxiliary hydraulic kit.

• Change engine oil and filter.

• Check alternator belt wear and tension, adjust or replace as needed.

• Check air intake hose, hydraulic hoses, radiator hoses and clamps, tighten or replace as needed.

Every 500 Hours

• Check toe-in adjustment. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.)

• Change transmission oil and filter. Also clean filter screen.

• Change hydraulic oil and filter - auxiliary hydraulic kit.

• Check and adjust park brake.

• 4WD Models: Change front axle oil.

Yearly

• Check roll-over protection system (ROPS) hardware for proper torque.

• Check coolant freeze point and clarity.

• Replace fuel filter. Diesel Model: Also, drain water and clean fuel sediment bowl.

Every 1500 Hours or Two Years

• Diesel Model: Check fuel injectors. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.)

• Check valve clearance. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.)

• Gas Models: Replace and gap spark plugs.

Every 2000 Hours or Two Years

• Change brake fluid.

• Change engine coolant and thermostat, if using COOL-GARD™ CONCENTRATE ANTIFREEZE (TY16036).

Every 3000 Hours or Three Years

• Diesel Model: Check fuel injection pump. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.).

• Change engine coolant and thermostat, if using COOL-GARD™ PREDILUTED ANTIFREEZE (TY16034).

As Needed

• Check brake fluid level, add brake fluid if needed.

• Diesel Model: Drain water and clean fuel sediment bowl.

• Adjust clutch pedal linkage. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.)

• Adjust accelerator pedal linkage. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.)

• Grease front wheel bearings. (See the technical manual or your John Deere dealer.)

• Replace battery.